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Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund

etf
VWOB
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$78.08 -0.48 0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Bond
VWOB (ETF)

Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$78.08 -0.48 0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Bond
VWOB (ETF)
Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$78.08 -0.48 0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Bond

VWOB - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.7%
  • Net Assets $3.05 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 6.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$78.56
$62.00
$82.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 21.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Emerging Markets Bond
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Emerging Markets Bond

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$14.85

-0.34%

$8.77 B

4.11%

$0.61

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-3.38%

0.83%

$8.15

-0.37%

$7.45 B

4.20%

$0.34

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-4.23%

0.85%

$14.57

-0.27%

$6.26 B

3.97%

$0.58

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-3.51%

0.81%

$11.11

-0.45%

$5.04 B

4.65%

$0.52

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-4.14%

0.90%

$25.56

-0.35%

$4.23 B

7.56%

$1.94

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-3.33%

0.54%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$109.56

-0.60%

$17.79 B

4.35%

$4.80

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-6.29%

0.39%

$31.51

-0.57%

$3.38 B

5.38%

$1.70

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-6.07%

0.36%

$78.08

-0.61%

$3.05 B

4.60%

$3.62

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-5.88%

0.25%

$27.18

-0.66%

$2.80 B

4.56%

$1.25

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-6.73%

0.50%

$26.66

-0.52%

$1.13 B

4.05%

$1.09

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-5.45%

0.30%

VWOB - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 4.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    May 31, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    34759222
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays USD Emerging Markets Government RIC Capped Index. All of the fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and under normal circumstances at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index. It is non-diversified.


VWOB - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWOB Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.9% -12.7% 1.0% 98.03%
1 Yr 1.0% -12.5% 13.7% 80.97%
3 Yr 4.7%* -6.2% 9.8% 18.88%
5 Yr 5.7%* -2.9% 10.2% 55.08%
10 Yr N/A* -1.6% 7.4% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWOB Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.1% -20.2% 99.4% 47.41%
2019 9.2% -9.9% 13.5% 30.59%
2018 -7.1% -31.2% 73.9% 14.69%
2017 3.5% -9.1% 14.2% 80.73%
2016 4.8% -9.2% 219.0% 52.47%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWOB Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.1% -12.7% 1.0% 89.01%
1 Yr 1.0% -13.3% 13.7% 69.60%
3 Yr 4.7%* -6.2% 9.8% 16.81%
5 Yr 5.7%* -2.9% 10.2% 48.85%
10 Yr N/A* -1.6% 7.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWOB Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.1% -20.2% 99.4% 47.41%
2019 9.2% -9.9% 13.6% 36.18%
2018 -7.1% -31.2% 0.0% 28.75%
2017 3.5% 0.0% 17.0% 90.03%
2016 4.8% -9.2% 242.1% 63.12%

VWOB - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VWOB Category Low Category High VWOB % Rank
Net Assets 3.05 B 612 K 17.8 B 8.01%
Number of Holdings 766 3 1377 4.99%
Net Assets in Top 10 178 M -102 M 1.38 B 18.56%
Weighting of Top 10 5.95% 0.4% 100.0% 98.61%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Russian Federation 0.72%
  2. State of Qatar 0.69%
  3. State of Qatar 0.67%
  4. Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of) 0.65%
  5. Petroleos Mexicanos 0.64%
  6. Argentina (Republic of) 0.58%
  7. Petroleos Mexicanos 0.58%
  8. State of Qatar 0.54%
  9. Argentina (Republic of) 0.51%
  10. KSA Sukuk Limited 0.49%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VWOB % Rank
Bonds
100.00% 0.00% 133.86% 6.09%
Stocks
0.00% -0.05% 7.24% 91.97%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 90.30%
Other
0.00% -4.95% 2.37% 86.15%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 11.82% 94.74%
Cash
0.00% -35.63% 102.06% 94.46%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWOB % Rank
Government
91.25% 0.00% 99.83% 3.60%
Corporate
8.75% 0.00% 92.65% 80.61%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 57.06% 94.74%
Cash & Equivalents
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 2.75% 90.58%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 90.30%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWOB % Rank
Non US
99.75% 0.00% 493.04% 14.13%
US
0.25% -367.39% 14.88% 34.35%

VWOB - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWOB Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.03% 40.50% 98.59%
Management Fee 0.23% 0.00% 1.50% 1.38%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.65% N/A

Sales Fees

VWOB Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VWOB Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.50% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VWOB Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 21.00% 0.00% 302.00% 7.41%

VWOB - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWOB Category Low Category High VWOB % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.19% 0.00% 3.36% 4.42%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VWOB Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWOB Category Low Category High VWOB % Rank
Net Income Ratio 4.55% -0.61% 10.00% 52.22%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VWOB Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VWOB - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2013

7.75

7.8%

Joshua C. Barrickman, CFA, Principal of Vanguard and head of Vanguard’s Fixed Income Indexing Americas. He has been with Vanguard since 1998, has worked in investment management since 1999, has managed investment portfolios since 2005, and has co-managed the Fund since 2013. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 26.18 5.68 1.16